Monday, November 11, 2019

Marc Shaiman to Write Original Music for Plaza Suite Starring Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning composer Marc Shaiman has been recruited to pen original music for the upcoming Broadway revival of Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. The previously announced production, …

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Marc Shaiman to Score Plaza Suite Revival by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

The Broadway-bound revival of Neil Simon’s classic comedy Plaza Suite will have an original score when it arrives at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre this spring. Marc Shaiman (Hairspray, Mary …

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Run if you want to see Ian McKellen on stage by Michael Riedel

The delightful Ian McKellen, who turned 80 this year, has a message for anybody who wants to see him on stage: “Run!” New Yorkers have that chance Tuesday at the Hudson Theatre, where Mc…

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

David Byrne's American Utopia Gets Monthlong Extension on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

David Byrne is sticking around on Broadway. The iconic singer-songwriter's celebrated Broadway concert American Utopia has received a four-week extension at the Hudson Theatre. Originally an…

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David Byrne Extends Broadway Engagement Into February by Greg Evans

David Byrne is extending his Broadway engagement by nearly a month, producers announced today. David Byrne’s American Utopia will now run through Sunday, February 16 at the Hudson Theatre.…

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AMERICAN UTOPIA Extends Through February 16

The critically acclaimed David Byrne's American Utopia has been extended by popular demand. Originally scheduled to run through January 19, the show opened to rave reviews on October 20 and …

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‘American Utopia’ extends Broadway run through February by Caitlin Huston

“David Byrne’s American Utopia” has extended its Broadway run through Feb. 16. The show, which opened at the Hudson Theatre on Oct. 20, was originally scheduled to end its run on Jan. …

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

David Byrne's American Utopia Receives Original Cast Album by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready to rock out to the music of David Byrne on repeat. The acclaimed singer-songwriter's theatrical concert American Utopia has been preserved as an original cast recording, Nonesuch …

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Burning Down the House! See David Byrne and the Cast of American Utopia in Exclusive Portraits on Opening Night by Lindsey Sullivan

American Utopia is officially on Broadway after celebrating its opening night at the Hudson Theatre on October 20. Creator and star David Byrne's acclaimed theatrical concert features a dive…

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BWW TV: AMERICAN UTOPIA Celebrates a Rockin' Opening Night on Broadway!

David Byrne's American Utopia just celebrated opening night yesterday, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you i…

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Into the Blue Again! See David Byrne & the Cast of American Utopia Celebrate Opening Night by Lindsey Sullivan

David Byrne's theatrical concert American Utopia is officially open on Broadway.The production, which features Byrne shaing the spotlight with a diverse ensemble of 11 musical artists from a…

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Inside Opening Night of David Byrne’s American Utopia on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The theatrical concert from former Talking Heads front man opened at the Hudson Theatre October 20.

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of AMERICAN UTOPIA on Broadway!

David Byrne's American Utopia just celebrated opening night yesterday, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you t…

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Photo Coverage: David Byrne and the Company of AMERICAN UTOPIA Celebrate Opening Night!

David Byrne's American Utopia just celebrated opening night yesterday, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you i…

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David Byrne’s American Utopia — a Broadway show that’s not quite once-in-a-lifetime

A lively but digressive excursion through the Talking Heads singer’s repertoire at the Hudson Theatre

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American Utopia review: David Byrne starts making sense by Alexis Soloski

Hudson Theatre, New York The country is far from perfect, a Broadway audience will not chant the names of black Americans killed by police. The singer presses on More than a concert and less…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Review Roundup: AMERICAN UTOPIA Opens on Broadway; What Do the Critics Think? - Updating Live!

David Byrne's American Utopia officially opened tonight, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway. Let's see what the critics are saying...

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Review: Evoking nostalgia with an eye to the future in ‘American Utopia’ by Charles Isherwood

“We’re on a road to nowhere,” David Byrne sings in the final encore of his Broadway concert, “American Utopia,” at the Hudson Theatre. Can we get an encore of that encore, please?…

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Broadway Jukebox: Jam to the Best of David Byrne on Opening Night of AMERICAN UTOPIA!

David Byrne's American Utopia celebrates opening night tonight, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway.

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David Byrne's Acclaimed Theatrical Concert American Utopia Opens on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

After an acclaimed international tour, Scottish-American singer-songwriter David Byrne's cheered theatrical concert American Utopia opens at Broadway's Hudson Theatre on October 20. The main…

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David Byrne: American Utopia Opens at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre October 20 by Andrew Gans

The theatrical concert reunites the Oscar- and Grammy-winning musician with Here Lies Love’s Alex Timbers and Annie-B Parson.

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David Byrne's American Utopia Opens at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre October 20 by Andrew Gans

The theatrical concert reunites the Oscar- and Grammy-winning musician with Here Lies Love’s Alex Timbers and Annie-B Parson.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA Opens On Broadway This Sunday

David Byrne's American Utopia will celebrate opening night this Sunday, October 20 at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look at David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA on Broadway

Fresh off an acclaimed pre-Broadway engagement at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre, David Byrne's American Utopia is currently in previews at the intimate Hudson Theatre on Broadway. The on…

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See Production Photos From David Byrne's American Utopia on Broadway by Noah Mutterperl

The theatrical concert from former Talking Heads front man will open at the Hudson Theatre October 20.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Plaza Suite Starring Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Broadway revival of Neil Simon's 1968 comedy Plaza Suite. Tony winner John Benjamin Hickey will direct the production, set to begin previews on Marc…

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David Byrne on bringing American Utopia to a more 'open-minded' Broadway by Maureen Lee Lenker

While jukebox musicals may never die (at least based on the enduring popularity of titles like Jersey Boys and Mamma Mia), Broadway is also expanding its space for pop and rock musicians, in…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Broadway Grosses w/e 10/6/2019: Gray skies are gonna clear up

There was barely a change in grosses last week as the fall season chugged along. With no new shows on the boards, overall grosses ticked up by just 1% to $30,098,714. American Utopia had a …

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Monday, October 7, 2019

‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Begins A Lively Dance With New York; Broadway Fall Roster Grosses $30M by Greg Evans

David Byrne brought a touch of his wild, wild life to Broadway last week (feel free to come up with your own Talking Heads reference), playing the first three previews of his American Utopia…

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Grosses Analysis: David Byrne Rocks Broadway as American Utopia Begins Performances by Ryan McPhee

The theatrical concert plays the Hudson Theatre after a recent Boston engagement.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

David Byrne: American Utopia Begins Broadway Previews October 4 at the Hudson Theatre by Andrew Gans

The theatrical concert reunites the Oscar and Grammy-winning musician with Here Lies Love director Alex Timbers and choreographer Annie-B Parson.

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